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3/9/2012

You were always known as a skilled orator who would readily, and loudly, share his opinion on any topic. Yet you made a major miscalculation in... More»

2/17/2012

One winter night in 2010, four New York University students went to a lecture about the growing threats to personal privacy in the Facebook-Google era... More»

2/9/2012

The streets of Oakland’s Rockridge and Montclair districts are lined with nice homes that tempt burglars. “We are a target-rich environment,... More»

2/2/2012

In case you live under a rock, Facebook has officially filed an initial public offering to the SEC for $5 billion. Although Zuckerberg’s letter to... More»

1/22/2012

If you’re a parent, any story about a terrible crime involving a child takes you to a dark, dark place: What if that had been my family? How would I... More»

1/17/2012

   With the precision of a violin maker, Dr. Edward Chang pulls a row of staples from the mostly shaved scalp of Annette Graves, a 30-year-old... More»

1/11/2012

When head coach Mark Jackson took the reins of the Golden State Warriors this June, he was all about defense. “The bottom line is we have to do a... More»

10/19/2011

Recently I went for a bike ride with an attorney I know. To get from a meeting at Van Ness and Clay to another one downtown, this busy... More»

8/25/2011

In 2003, not long after Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game was published, studios opened their doors to pitches for screenplays based on... More»

2/22/2011

Attacking intractable problems is more than a habit for Steve Kirsch—it’s the only way he knows how to live. When the 54-year-old Los Altos... More»

11/23/2010

It was mid-August in the freakishly cool summer of 2010, and along parts of the Sonoma Coast, only a handful of days in the previous three months had seen... More»

3/19/2010

The earthquake rips through the streets, swallowing trees and cars and people—everything except John Cusack and his family. Cusack, of course,... More»